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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Aaron Matz Two late Victorian novels—George Gissing's The Nether World (1889) and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Ebb-Tide (1894)—share something peculiar: both prominently feature scenes of vitriol thrown at or exploding in a character's face. I argue that vitriol proved alluring to these novelists...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2005
... separation from wife Rosina) and professional vitriol (his taunting rela- tionship with Fraser's Magazine and a young Thackeray), Bulwer worked in his writings, such as his 1863 essay 'The Modern Misanthrope," to "associate misanthropy with moral and political reform" (35). While Lane does see Bulwer's...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thousand others who apparently crossed the ocean that same year), saw the place for himself and moved on elsewhere. The scheme was abandoned in March 1795 (180). Priestley pops up later in the book as the object of vitriolic attacks by William Cobbett, as if to prove that one could not escape persecution...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... haunting historical narrative of a mother who murders her child to spare her the horrors of slavery should not be one of them. In a similarly vitriolic vein, the black writer Charles Johnson, author of his own National Book Award–winning historical novel of slavery, Middle Passage (1990), which some...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 August 2000
... undermined the connection between Englishness and tolerance that he had spent the entire novel constructing. He wrote two vitriolic tracts in response to the piracy, the first emphasizing his right to the "pirated" property and the second focusing on the perfidy of the Dublin printers. In the first he...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 446–464.
Published: 01 November 2015
... criticized or attacked (Arendt herself is blunt about her distaste for Brecht's later poetry) but does not subject them to the types of vitriol that would have been delivered “in the ordinary course of events” either (254). The apparent split in Arendt's notion of judgment, however, is deceptive. By...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001